Category: Gigs

Just in from Pete Evans: The next is gig is on Saturday, 18th July when amazing, powerful, driving trio, Moreland & Arbuckle make a welcome return after their superb gig last year. Having played at all the major American clubs and festivals, they have now started to win over the UK and Europe. Think along the […]

When this news gets out, it will undoubtedly excite blues-rock enthusiasts, lovers of live music and aspiring musicians in and around Clitheroe! Solid Entertainments is delighted to announce that Royal Southern Brotherhood will be playing at The Grand on Monday 20 July and with a very limited presence in the UK in 2015, this is most […]

The July line-up for BJs Rock In The Blues at The Minstrel, Chorley, PR7 3PQ 2nd: Papa Legba – (power rock blues trio) 9th: Feelgood – (Dr Feelgood tribute band) 16th: Ramshackle – (super blues rock band) 23rd: The Intercity Blues Band – (true, gritty blues band) 30th: Bridgewater Blues Band – (rockin’ blues band) ADMISSION […]

3Kings bring their lo-fi trance blues and rock ‘n’ roll to Alexander’s in Chester next Thursday, 2nd July, as part of the venue’s Summer Blues series. They take the hypnotic trance blues of the Mississippi Hill Country, as popularised by The Black Keys, and add fat blues harmonica and a hint of rock and roll. They […]

Just a little out of our region, but well worth a mention: Keighley Blues Club end their 10th anniversary season with a visit from The Mud Morganfield Band on Friday, 10th July. The eldest son of Muddy Waters will be backed, as ever, by his crack European band. Support on the night comes from Gary Boyle […]

US singer, guitar player and songwriter Debbie Bond has been paying her dues in the Alabama backwoods for over 30 years backing many traditional Alabama blues musicians in the US and Europe, including Eddie Kirkland, Jerry “Boogie” McCain and Willie King. Fronting her own band on her UK tour in June, July and August, she […]

The legendary Mavis Staples, and her fine band appear at The Philharmonic Hall on Sunday, 28th June.

Coming soon . .  Beer ‘N’ Blues Weekend at Band On The Wall, Manchester – 17th & 18th July. More detailed post nearer the dates.

Young soul man Leon Bridges appears at Albert Hall, Manchester on 23rd September.

News of forthcoming gigs from Pete Evans and the guys . . . Debbie Bond and The TruDats: Friday, 26th June Debbie and her band from Tuscaloosa in Alabama are opening up their extensive UK gig and Festival tour with us on what promises to be a great night of soulful blues straight from the Alabama woods. […]

CLEM CURTIS GIVES NORTH WALES FESTIVAL SOULFUL FOUNDATIONS Soul legend Clem Curtis and The Foundations have been confirmed as one of the headliners at the North Wales Blues and Soul Festival 2015. Clem Curtis, who went from interior decorator to chart topper in the Sixties, will be accompanied by his original soul group The Foundations, […]

Gigs: Blues at Alexander’s, Chester

Posted on: Sunday, Jun 14, 2015

Alexander’s in Chester are hosting a series of Thursday blues gigs leading up to celebrating the venue’s 25th anniversary. So far booked are: 25th June: Connie Lush Band 2nd July: 3Kings 9th July: Paul Lamb & Chad Strentz (acoustic duo) 16th July: The Lol Goodman Band 23rd July: Ramshackle Blues Band 20th August: One Eyed […]

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Shropshire-outfit The Rainbreakers appear at The Live Rooms in Station Road, Chester tonight, as part of the Chester Live event. Full support cast too for a very reasonable amount of £££!

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(The Olly Alcock Band) On Sunday, 5th July, 2015, some of Cumbria’s finest blues and rock musicians will celebrate the life and music of BB King, who died on 14th May, aged 89. BB inspired pretty well every musician who plays the blues today, including all those who will be playing at this event. ‘Blues […]

Thursday 25 June – Connie Lush & Blues Shouter. £12/£10, £26.95 with dinner Connie was voted Blues Personality in the Digital Blues Awards and is officially recognised as one of the finest blues singers the UK has ever produced also winning Best UK Female Vocalist by Blues In Britain for five years and European Singer […]

MANCHESTER GETS THE EUROPEAN BLUES Manchester Acoustic Blues Festival set to return 21st-22nd June, 2015 As a component of this year’s independent Biennial Festival, the Manchester Acoustic Blues Festival ‘MABS Fest’ returns with a world class line up. The event will also host the European Blues Awards from 2014 that were postponed from the London […]

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